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History in practice

Author: L J Jordanova
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Ludmilla Jordanova examines the way historians have divided up their subject, and how that has changed, and with what effects. She treats historical practice critically and resists the separation of theory from practice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L J Jordanova
ISBN: 9780340814345 0340814349
OCLC Number: 62225215
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1. History in general --
2. Mapping the discipline of history --
3. History and other disciplines --
4. The status of historical knowledge --
5. Periodisation --
6. Public history --
7. Historians' skills --
8. Trends --
Notes --
Further reading --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Ludmilla Jordanova.
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History in Practice explores the discipline's breadth, its complexities and the tasks it takes on. This classic text discusses the role of history as an academic discipline and the complicit use of  Read more...

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'A major, deeply reflective work upon the nature of studying and writing history...No other author has treated the subject in the same way.' Ronald Hutton, Professor of History, University of Bristol Read more...

 
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